Presidential Election: Accepting of deposits to commence today

Presidential Election: Accepting of deposits to commence today

Presidential Election: Accepting of deposits to commence today

Written by News 1st

24 Nov, 2014 | 12:56 pm

Accepting of deposits in view of the presidential election will commence on Monday.  The Elections Secretariat stated that deposits can be made from Monday, November 24 until December 5 on weekdays from 8.30 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.

Deposits will be accepted by the chief accountant of the Department of Elections from today, Monday November 24 to December 7 from 8.30 a.m. to 12 noon.

The Elections Secretariat stated that all candidates should make the deposit before nomination.  A sum of Rs.50,000 is required to be deposited for a candidate nominated by a recognised political party while the amount to be deposited by an independent candidate is Rs. 75,000.

The 2014 Electoral Register will be used for the presidential election. The number of eligible voters stands at 15,044,490.


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